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    December 26, 2012
    7:00 - 10:00am PST  

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>> the top stories we're following on this wednesday, december 26th. it is the day after christmas which means that it is a big travel day across the country, but severe weather is also in other states that could slow down drivers. we are looking at s.f. 0 this morning. >> if you are traveling by car. the roadways are wet. >> this morning we do have storm tracker 4 to show you some areas of light rain and scattered showers. the focus right now is on the peninsula where farseeing
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heavy downpours. this is affecting sunnyvale and milpitas. this will cross 1 01. this is fairly fast moving. these and showers are moving very quickly. if you do have plans to get out this morning to take advantage of the after christmas sales you should bring your umbrellas. tomorrow we will have more sunshine. we will take a look at the winter storm warnings for the lake tahoe area and your new year's eve forecast. >> we have been monitoring an incident first described as a stall and now it is to describe as an accident. you can see the flashing lights.
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this still has not managed to slow down the ride or to increase the drive time. this is the only bridge incident. for interstate 80 and interstate 580 we're still looking at light traffic. >> on more than 300 flights had been canceled in and out of the u.s. this morning. we were crossing our fingers here in the bay area so far we have no delays here. to get you more news faster we will turn to mike pelton who is live at s f o. >> a lot of people are trying to get out early to
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beat the rush. but they are not having any luck. it is a lot of congestion here at as a foe. and lot of travelers are coming here and this is officially signaling the end of their holiday. thousands of passengers are headed home as they spent christmas with their family and friends. everyone that i spoke with stated that it was a perfect day. >> i went to the movies and i had drinks and i played darts with my friends. >> it's back to the daily grind. >> good nose for travelers. right now there are no delays coming in or going out as at all. this can change as whether rosa in here in san francisco and across the country. we will continue to monitor the other delays. >> a san francisco woman
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will be arraigned today on charges of the hit killer manslaughter that killed one pedestrian and ended at two others in the twin peaks area. the 56 year-old, y yuee yao, died after a crash hit hard at the twin peaks a lookout point. police said the driver was intoxicated. the victim's son told us that he does not want a another family to suffer through the sadness that he feels. he stated that all of this is because someone decided to drink too much and get behind the wheel. >> the driver of the car 23 year-old gina eunice who you see here on the screen faces several felony charges
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including the hit killer manslaughter while intoxicated. here is a live look at lake tahoe. looked at all the fresh snow that they have. if you are able to get there and the driver will not be easy you will enjoy it. >> we will be right back.
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welcome back it is seven 07 a.m.. we will not do a check with the markets. the
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dow is up by 23 points as we continue to see what happens as we get closer to the fiscal cliff. >> we are also watching gas prices across the bay area. the average gas price for a gallon of regular gas is $3.60 in san francisco this morning. in the south bay the price is $3.48 today in san jose. across the bay in oakland the average is $3.49. this all compares to the state average in california at $3.52. >> starbucks is launching a politician's campaign this week in hopes that will get the ball rolling on averting the fiscal cliff. in a letter to star birks employees made public this morning, chief executive howard s \cc chultz next
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employees that is approximately 120 d.c. area stores to write come together on coffee cups on serving customers tomorrow and friday. starbucks plans to buy as in washington post and the new york times later in the week as part of its come together campaign. >> rumors that a second generation ipad mini with eight right now display is set to lions ahead of apple's typical annual schedule that share have been swirling. now it appears that apple's full- size ipad may be sticking to its new semi and release schedule. new reports suggest that apple's plans
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to launch a new standard, lauder 9.7 in. ipad as soon as march 2013. the fourth ipad model was just released last month along side the ipad mini, but march was also suggested in recent red ipad mini remorse. >> we will be right back.
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heavy snowfall in the sierra is causing dangerous conditions for skiers. in
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the past three days, two people have died and two others have been injured after being called in separate avalanches. kron 4 urs of charles clifford has details. >> a snow border was caught in an avalanche on monday. they stated that heavy amounts of new snow is sitting on unstable snow which is causing danger. during this latest cause of dangers they have issued advisories are around tahoe. this is a google earth map that is looking around the area. the advisory includes all of the tosco ski resort areas. there stating that people should be careful and the heat when they have warnings. >> they are monitoring weather in the snow. they
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are very good at noticing that the amount areas may not be safe for customers. the advisory is set to expire on wednesday as the reevaluate the conditions. >> look at this shot on interstate 80. we saw the snow here just for a quick second and will now go to storm tracker 4. storm tracker 4 shows that we have areas of scattered snow showers and we're looking at north bay as well as the south bay. they are producing heavy downpours. we do have gusty winds as well. the showers will decrease is afternoon and we may see some clearing. tonight showers will be
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ending and the sky should clear on out. >> the temperatures in novato is at 46 degrees. 46 and san mateo and 44 degrees in concord. here is your satellite and radar conditions. the storm that went through yesterday and tonight was coming down pretty good. it did produce a lot of snow for the sierra and the tahoe resort. winter storm warnings are still in effect for the western slope of the sierra until 11:00 p.m. tonight. they're expecting to get three to 6 in. of new snow. it will also be very windy up there. here is your future forecast. scattered showers are still in the forecast especially for this morning. if this afternoon will still have a chance of more showers. >> the highs for today will
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be in the '50s that sell for san rafael will be at 49 degrees. it will be 56 degrees in hayward and 55 degrees in concord, redwood city will get up to the near mid '50s. here is your kron 47 day around the bay forecast. it will be a little breezy at times. thursday will be loss of sunshine and drive around 53 degrees. friday and saturday may be possibilities of more rain. sunday should be dry and for new year's eve we do expect to be dry and milder. >> this is our snow report. if they did have a lot of fresh snow yesterday. look at sierra. north star is also ed more than a foot. it
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is 16 to 20 in. of snow. if you are up there if you do have to take advantage of this. >> we are looking at a great ride around the bay area this morning. we're not tracking any delays or slowdowns. look at the bay bridge at west out. there are no metering lights due to the holiday. the same can be seen as the san mateo bridge that even with an accident that was just cleared there is actually not a lot of traffic. this has not done anything a slow ride or to increase the drive times across the span. looking at light traffic through marin county it is a 21 minute drive time with an easy commute across the golden gate bridge. this is where you are on northbound or southbound it is rain right now look at how like
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the traffic is. we're not seeing any slowing pass the guadalupe. >> the time now is 7:17 a.m.. muni is providing free services friday to celebrate its 100 hundred years in service. this includes free service on buses, light rail lines, cable cars and streetcars. the complementary service begins at 5:00 friday morning and runs until 5:00 a.m. on saturday. friday it will not be the last time the sure that muni will offer up free service to his passengers. as it does every year, muni will offer complementary trips on new year's eve, with rising on the house from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.. >> this is new video just
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into kron4 from arkansas. take a look. this was the scene people in little rock will up to this morning. the snow storm that caused numerous car crashes has moved out of oklahoma, and into parts of northeast arkansas. blizzard conditions are also possible for parts of illinois, indiana and western kentucky. >> sown as i cleared of the doorway in there, i heard those container boxes come through the building. the roof came off of our fuel island, and that's about it. lasted about four seconds. >> in mobile, alabama people
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are cleaning up this morning after a tornado touched down on christmas night. he looks like a large funnel cloud sparking electricity. the mobile fire department reported and downed power lines and there was a lot of damage is done to the local high school. the bass storm system stretched across numerous states and it has been blamed for three deaths and several injuries though no one was killed outright in the tunnels. >> police in webster, new york say that they have found human remains inside the home where a deadly trap laid for to volunteer firefighters. william spengler set fire to his home and then shot at first responders on monday..
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authorities say that he later founthey later found him d from an apparent suicide. if they believe that the human remains belong to his sister. >> investigators say that they are now also trying to determine whether this victim was dead before the fire destroyed the house. two firefighters were killed and two others are in stable condition. in all, seven people werhomes were destd as firefighters had to wait to battle the flames. >> askand washington d.c.
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police are looking into whether meet the press moderator david gregory of violated any laws when he displayed a 30 brown rifle magazine on sunday showed. possession of such a clip is in violation of district of columbia colds. even if it is not attached to a gun. gregory used to the magazine as a prop durinterview with thel rifle association ceo wayne lapierre. >> a crusade against toy guns that began in 1987 is being relaunched following the shooting at sandy hooke elementary. santa monica
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activist jerry rubin says a personalize marital war will be sent to church and who write to him about why they do not like playing with toy guns. rubin says his anti toy gun project used to reward children who sent in their toy guns with teddy bears and exchange, was their toy guns with teddy bears and exchange, was stopped after he ran out ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app.
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>> fruit of lovers if you are like me. all you know how to do is make reservations. we will make a prime meal. this sauce starts at cooking class us at this store in palo alto. >> we will be able to have you up and running. >> first we ball some water. how hard can this be? >> tonight we are making holiday-says this is spanish flu that you will be proud to serve your guests. this is a brief lesson on how you should use sharp kitchen knives. >> we skewered shrimp and
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sausages. then, it is a lesson in indoor barbeque appearing the demonstration shows you how to play to fooled. >>te food. >> all you need to do is a little bit of candle light and a glass of wine. you have your own restaurant. the >> defined out more you can get a copy of these recipes to make your said. just go to our web site kron4.com and click on dine and dish. >> we will be right back.
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>> we did have snow that is making fresh snow for skiers and snow boarders. we do have scattered showers outside and some of them are producing moderate to heavy rain. for the rest of the day we will be seeing decreasing clouds by the afternoon. tomorrow it will be a lot of sunshine. we do have showers for friday. there will be mild temperatures for your weekend. >> as we continue to
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monitor a pretty light right around the bay area. we are not really tracking a commute because there is not one that exists. if you are driving around the bay area this is what you can expect. if there are like conditions for typical travel spots including 580. south bay freeway and the peninsula are all like right now. >> more than 300 flights have been canceled in and out of the u.s. this morning. we are crossing our fingers here in the bay area because so far we have no delays. to get you more news faster we will turn to mike pelton who is live from s f o. >> mike? >> there is a delay to the
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north east. i will tell you more about that and one second. dozens of passengers are making their way here this morning and they are officially signaling their end of their holiday vacation. they are wrapping up their vacations from christmas with their family and friends. so far, everything is running smoothly and there are no are rival delays or departing delays. everything is going out on time except if you are going to new work.newark. there weather in te northeast of the country is messing up this travel plans. when you come out here you can see that it is moving through quickly. everyone is truly trying to beat everyone to the
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airport. >> it is very busy today and we do expect a lot of people hugging and there are leaving with a lot of suitcases. i will let you guess comedy presents that have. >> officials have been scrambling to repair a levee and east palo alto that was breached during heavy rains over the weekend. crews placed sandbags where the san francisco creek top to the levee. sunday's flooding forced people in seven homes to evacuate. kron 4 urs alicia reid is in east palo alto with the latest period >> this fence has collapsed
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and the home behind it is cleared out. this weekend flooding caused so much damage that people are not even allowed to come back in their homes. >> our staff will be working with the owners and ordered to begin some of the repairs. six other families were evacuated but are now at home. the memory of the flood is still very busy periods >>. >> now cleaning up, neighbors spent christmas day washing mud from their homes. >> it was just too muddy. i had to get some of the mud out of the way. >> crews laid down the sandbags along the banks to prevent further flooding. >> we found that the flow
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the other night was the third highest since early '50s. i did not state that will say anything like this so we should be okay. >> a street race between two vehicles in vallejo least to hit and run accident that killed a 54 year-old man. he is in critical condition monday night. police said that neither vehicle stopped after they hit the pedestrian. >> we receive multiple 91 calls and each person that called them stated that there were two cars involved which were racing down the street. once we got out there we dead did a neighborhood campus and we talked to a variety of people who indicated that these two cars were speeding and what appeared to be a speed contest.
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>> investigators are checking the surveillance cameras so that they can find the drivers of these racing vehicles. >> it is 7:35 a.m.. we'll be right back.
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and >> it looks like your people hit the mall this holiday season. u.s. holiday retail sales this year are the weakest since 2008. a new report from the holiday sales increase by just 0.7%. analysts had expected sales to grow 3 to 4%. much of the shortfall can be blamed on super storm sandy, which
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call sales to decline after striking the east coast in late october. but let's not forget the reason president obama is returning from hawaii early. the fiscal cliff. consumers are nervous that lawmakers will be unable to reach a deal. >> samsung is seeking a ban on the import and sale of some erickson products and the u.s., escalating a dispute over patent fees. the complaints at the trade commission followed a dispute over mobile technology patents that erickson bought before a u.s. district court after the two sides failed to agree on licensing terms. in november, erickson said the samsung is seeking to drastically reduce the fee it pays to license patents. >> facebook has poked its way into ranks of mobile apps yet again. the social media company put smaller
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developers on notice last week with a lot of this new poke app for iphone. the app mimics snaped chance, a popular ab with teens that allow users to send images that self destruct moments after the recipient use it. poke immediately rose to #one on the iphone. thanks to the aggressive mobil development and cutthroats competitiveness, facebook owned three of the top-10 iphone apps of 2012. the other two are the flagship facebook ab and instagram, which facebook acquired for $1 billion. >> we will be right back.
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>> the white christmas many in indiana got to enjoy it will likely last way beyond the holiday. this was the scene and see more this morning about 55 mi. north of lewisville, ky. you concede that the snow is starting to a blanket the city. it is expecting to keep going all day. the national weather service says the people here to see a to 8 in. of snow and sleet fall during the day. >> rain and fog made it a
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dreary christmas day in some places but it was not all misty weather. check out this rainbow bell spotted near jackson, mississippi. if you concede that white clouds rushing by in this time lapse video. forecasters expect it to be a little drier here today and tomorrow. they do predict rain that could pop up again on friday. to >> richmond is looking at pretty good rain that is falling. just south of pinole we do have wet weather. also heading to the south bay we do see a fourth half moon bay. it is also near palo alto. we do have rain falling in this is
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generally moving from the northwest into the southeast. as you look at some of the conditions we are looking at not widespread showers but a little bit scattered mount hamilton is picking up a little bit of a winter remakes. they have freezing rain mixing. there are showers that will decrease by tamara. it will be dry and fairly pleasant. showers to arise for friday we're looking for milder conditions for your new year's day. >> 49 degrees in san francisco. napa is sitting at 38 degrees. here is your satellite radar picture. you
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can see that all of this blue is showing that all the snow that fell in lake tahoe. they do have a winter storm warning into 11:00 p.m. tonight. we are talking about 3 to 6 in. of new snow. it will be wanted to feed and gusty. futurecast shows that we can still see scattered showers for this morning. though showers chances will decrease throughout the day. we will start to see the cloud start to break up into route over my. the highs today will be 56 in downtown san francisco and 53 degrees for example. >> here is your seven there around the bay forecast. it will be dry toman and looking pretty nice. friday and saturday the rain will arrive. i am not expecting a
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huge amount rain bus sunday will clear and then monday and tuesday for new year's eve holiday will be dry and that is good news. >> the time now 7:48 a.m.. >> we are enjoying a good writer around the bay area. if you are going out driving you will find no traffic. there are no hot spot or delays. the metering lights have not been activated and we have not seeing anything in the weather a slowdown since 6:00 this morning. right now is the easy ride. for the san mateo bridge the accident that was out on the span has cleared and even while it was there a did not slow the traffic down or increase the 11 minute drive time. >> marin county is still led 23 minutes for your total drive time from novato to
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the toll plaza. we normally see plenty of slow traffic at this is going down to main street. we are not tracking any delays. >> a southern california- based company has successfully tested a reusable rocket that it hopes will make it cheaper to go into space. spacex released a video showing the test of its a grasshopper rocket. during the 29 second flight grasshopper blasted 131 ft. into the air. stories tall cylinder hoovered momentarily and then landed safely. earlier this year, pay spacex rocket sent a capsule full cargo
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zipping toward the international space station and a first of its kind delivery for nasa. but the rocket failed in a second mission to put a commercial satellite into the correct orbit. the six members of the international space station is exposition 34 crew are spending the holiday in orbit. three members of the core ride in space this past week. route was off duty for both christmas eve and christmas and spent the time decorating with a christmas tree and stockings left behind from an earlier expedition. >> china has opened the world's longest high-speed rail line. it runs nearly 1,500 mi. from the country's capital and the north of guanmgzhou, in southern
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china. the line officially opened earlier this morning. trains on this high-speed online will initially run at 186 mi. per hour with a total travel time of about eight hours. before, the fastest time between the two cities by train was more than 20 hours. the chinese government plans to build a grid of high-speed railways which for east-west lines and for north-south lines by 2020. >> we will be right back. hey, look! a shooting star!
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california highway patrol puts out a all hands on deck. it is called maximum enforcement. >> this means that there is a maximum amount of officers on the road looking for violators. look at this dryer. >> the reason why statues because you're not wearing your seat belt. >> the driver claim that she forgot. this is not a good excuse. so, this driver was are observed doing something that is all too common. >> exit the freeway, drive, drive, drive drive. he was driving on his cell phone. >> yes he did get a ticket.
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this driver ran a stop sign. >> but watch this driver is volkswagen. not only did he run the stop sign he was not wearing his seat belt. he had a chance chats with the officers. >> if you have never heard of riding dirty this is what it means. >> not only did he run and stop sign but he had a major problem. apparently his registration had expired seven months ago. he got a ticket for the same thing a few months ago. vehicle registration espy also something that pays the chp salary. >> to make a long story short riding dirty will make it a rid.
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>> despite a summer slump but the box office, for 2012 is expected to mark the industry's highest year on record. forecasters stated that the industry will see nearly 11 billion in ticket sales. fields including the avengers, a hundred games, and the twilight saga: breaking down part 2 help keep revenue afloat. quentin tarantino's django unchained and a musical and les mi serables both which opened yesterday are expected to help 2012 go higher. >> 101 looks like it is wet. we will be right back.
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>> and minutes before 8:00 a.m.. the top stories that we are following is the day after christmas. if this is a big travel day for people that are leaving the bay area after they visited their friends and family. if there is knowing other places that may slow down your return home. >> there is not a lot rain as it was the other day. >> we do have various with showers and we're starting with storm tracker 4 to show you where they are. we will soon will receive a yellow on the screen. we do have moderate to heavy rain right now. these are fast moving and they will not last very long. we are looking at
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moderate showers for this location. you would deftly the to bring your umbrellas. the rain will not be widespread. here is a look at the south bay in sunnyvale and cupertino. heading to morgan hill they're also looking at what weather. temperatures are not to bed and we do see showers decrease by the afternoon. we do have more sunshine for tomorrow and then another shot a round of showers will arrive. for all also let you know how much snow is expected for tahoe. >> this is a great ride around the bay area. we have no commute to speak of. take a look at the bay bridge. there are no backups or delays. for the east bay
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south bay peninsula ride you will find light traffic. >> more than 300 flights have been canceled in and out of the u.s. this morning. if the we are crossing our fingers here in the bay area. to get you more news faster we will go to mike pelton who is live at s.f. o. >> traffic continues to mold through sfo this morning. there is a lot of travelers making their way here from visiting their family and friends. take a look at the terminals. passengers are passing through many of them are heading home. the people that i spoke with stated that they had a nice few days here in california. >> it was fantastic. i had a chance to see a lot of my family and friends. >> it was rainy but it was
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nice. >> the rain has fallen on and off this morning. this can cause delays that may happen potentially later. for now all of the are arriving flights are on time as well as the departing flights. this is except for those arriving to and new ark. a lot of people out here are sad to see their family and friends go but they do have to go back to work in school. >> they also stated that the holiday season has gone great. >> a lot a stores may be slashing prices to get rid of a holiday inventory. kron 4 urs will tran is at the
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great mall in milpitas. >> the mall just opened a few minutes ago. usually it opens at 10:00 a.m. but today it opened up at 8:00 a.m.. this is the third busiest day of shopping of the year. there are a lot of empty spaces available. the parking is not a problem if you head down right now. the stores are hoping that people will come back to the great deals. i will go inside to see if i can talk with some customers. i will keep you posted. >> new this morning. a car bomb out of east afghanistan has killed three people and injured three civilians. they stated that the blast killed a security guard and two truck drivers. the calibantell bad is stating that they are responsible for this. they stated that it
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has been secured. >> president obama is heading back from hawaii so that he can return to washington to meet with congressional leaders to avoid the fiscal cliff. the hulls and senate has reconvened and they stated that without an agreement those increases will take dan. >> here is a look at wall street they are back at work this morning. the dow was up this morning but now they're back down by 22 points. >> in bay area >> . a san francisco woman will be in accord after an accident that killed a person and injured two others. this woman was killed when she was hit and police stated that the
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driver of this car was intoxicated. the victim's son stated that he does not one another person to go through this because someone was drinking and driving. >> there are consequences, my family, i had a perfect family and mother. not everything is gone for me. >> the driver of the car was arrested. she is only 23 years old. she faces felony counts including the hit killer manslaughter. >> a man shot in west oakland on christmas day has pushed the homicide rate up. 32 year-old was shot at 24 in chestnut street and his murder is the 127 homicide of the year. the last time this rose was in 2007 and
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know what has been arrested for his murder. >> the time now is 8:07 a.m.. we will be right back. here is a live look at the cam on van ness. we are searching for more sunshine and we will have the weather and a few minutes. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on,
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>>, this morning u.s. hog prices rose in most major cities in october as
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compared to last year. >> it is a result of rising sales and a decline in the supply available most. >> a national index shows a the price and 20 cities rose 4.3% in october. >> that is up from a 3 percent federal gain in september. >> phoenix led all cities with a 21% gain starbucks is launching a political campaign this week in hopes will get the ball rolling on averting the fiscal cliff. >> in a letter to starbucks employes made public this morning, chief executive howard schultz ax employes at its approximately and 120 bc area stores to write come together on coffee cups when serving customers tomorrow and friday. >> starbucks to testify as a washington post and new york times later in the week as part of the come together campaign. >> rumors that a second generation seconmnmini with
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a threat to the displays set to launch a head of apple's typical and a schedule next year have been swirling. >> now, it appears out of a full-size ipad may be sticking to its new san leandro release schedule. >> new reports suggest apple plans to launch a new center, lighter 9.7 in. ipad as soon as march 2013. >> the fourth ipad model was just released last month alongside the ipad mini, but march was also suggested in recent retsina ipad many rumors. >> the average price for telecast is $3.60 a sense is go this morning. in the south bay the price is $3.48 a day in san jose. and across the bay and open the average is $3.49. >> this all compares to the state average in california at $3.52.
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>> we will be right back in moments.
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>> " comebwelocme back.
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>> in addition conditions in to sierra. >> jammed mcalpine snowball .com joins us over the phone. >> and jim can you hear me. we would need a couple of minutes to establish our phone connection with gm. i do not hear anything. it is not happening. >> we will come back to jim in a few minutes. >> the conditions are fabulous. to get there you do need chains. the avalanche warning has expired and salt. there8 in fai >> now we have at jim mcalpine. >> tons of snow! >> i will start with kirk would of over 7 ft.. the
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snow bomb guy i will put my word on 10 ft. of new snow at every tahoe resort. >> is the issue dressed up as santa claus? >> no, unfortunately not. >> the ski conditions are so good it is also to report almost every resort has all with spending. >> we just saw a shot where traffic was at a standstill. the chain of cars the cars with their change or driving in and pretty slow going. >>--wis chaith chains. >> i say it is fine if there is a crowd. that means it is a good idea. >> exactly. with intense heat of new snow is amazing
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and so much fun. i have to remind everyone it can be dangerous. two people over the last couple of days have passed away in avalanches. when you are out there having fun in the snow might sit for this week is to be aware of your surrounding always ski with a partner. make sure people know where you are going. make sure you tell a friend where you are going to be in case something happens. >> o my gosh! jim. it was actually a ski safety guide. they purposely set that off. and he was, the other one in bound. >> there was too much snow before the resort open. >> he happened to get
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unlucky. you have to think about it when it there is this much snow. you can have a lot of fun but you have to think about your safety. >> >> in the old days--i have noticed people wear helmets. >> happy holidays to you jim. we will talk to you later. bye-bye. >> take a look at storm tracker 4. if you are heading somewhere fund. on the right the bay bridge and the golden gate bridge looks fine. >> we will try to get sunny in the north bay later today. we are dealing with showers on your storm tracker 4 you can see the green lighting up the screen that is light rain. >> we see areas of yellow that is the moderates of
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heavy rainfall. san rafeal, novato are getting wet. >> heading to the east bay oakland also getting been pretty good cell coming through. >> sunnyvale, cupertino looking at showers. a morgan hill also getting wet south of the area. we are looking at the showers go through quickly. for the rest of today's some scattered showers mainly in the morning was also a chance of it in the afternoon. those chances diminished today. gusty winds are possible. will see clearing and the north bay late today. the skies will start to clear out. >> temperatures 52 in downtown. 49 in san francisco. 50 half moon bay. 44 in concord. the big storm that went through yesterday and last night drop a lot of rain. a lot of snow rather in the mountains. they have fresh powder. >> winter storm warning in
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affect for the sierra nevada. >> also for lake tahoe as 11:00 p.m. tonight. the storm totals is want to feed of fresh powder. there will be winds gusting up to 45 m.p.h.. the cars are going slowly under some pack conditions. >> futurecast 4 shows that showers for this morning and also throughout the day. again the showers changes do the minister of the afternoon hours. by this evening i think a lot of us should be drying out. wishes to the skies cleared for more sunshine for tomorrow. >> generally today making it into the mid '50s except for san raphael upper 4 is close to 50 degrees. >> breezy at times and could fill brisk. thursday dry and a lot of sunshine the ultimate '50s. friday and saturday and other systems coming through with rain. new year's eve on monday sunny and milder. 828 imager time there's george with
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traffic. >> good morning anny. >> if you have anywhere to go you'll have an easy time regardless to where you are heading unless of course it's to the sierra there will be to carry a chain. >> around the bay area light traffic for no delays. no mere lies a problem for the bay bridge. for the san mateo bridge highway 92 a 11 minute drive signs of life traffic in both directions. >> for your golden gate bridge ride a wet one from time to time. the traffic is moving off and there are no problems here or no slowing through marin county. >> a quick look at san francisco crosstown freeways. it shows how light it is in an outbound to and from the city. >> thank you george. you can see we had a little bit of rain to deal with. look elsewhere in the nation. this is little rock arkansas. the will of to a steady snow. the snowstorm that cause numerous car crashes has moved out of oklahoma, and into parts of north is arkansas.
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>> blizzard conditions also possible for parts of illinois, indiana and western kentucky. >> >> as soon as i cleared the doorway in there, i heard those container boxes come through the building. the roof came off of our fuel island and that is about it. lasted about four seconds. >> 4 seconds. >> 4 seconds. that was it. >> when you came out and you saw this, what do you think? >> thank god i'm alive! >> you can see a giant cloud that is really a dark you conceive the final forming their. >> in mobile, alabama their word down power lines and them is to a local high school. >> the vast system stretching across numerous states have been blamed for three deaths and several injuries and no one was killed outright in the tornadoes. >> in bay area news a
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warehouse fire in campbell has destroyed one business. >> fire crews arrived on the scene in the 1600 block of dale avenue yester day. >> morning and had a fire under control within an hour. >> by the time it had destroyed one of the businesses in the complex. authorities said the rest of the building was sent by fire water. >> the call the fire remains under investigation this morning. >> heavy equipment on the roof of the building was to remove by crane before investigators can go on inside the building. >> join us each morning starting at 4:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.. let us take a look at the san mateo bridge. today is quiet on the san mateo bridge we will be right back. [ game announcer ] touchdown! and here comes the dunk.
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>> watching the weather this morning, here is a live look at the golden gate bridge. the deck is wet as you can see. it may take you longer to get around especially by the mall's you have the sales in stores. >> napa is 38 degrees. chilly in now. looking for a high of 53 this afternoon. >> a national moods police in webster york city have found human remains inside the home where a deadly trap was a play for to volunteer firefighters. >> william spenglr set fire to his home and then shot a first responders on monday.
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>> all parties said they later found dead from an apparent suicide. >> they believe the human remains belong to his wife--his sister. >> we did locate remains in the house. the medical examiner has removed the remains. again 191 lake road is where the shooter lived with his sister. we are working on the identification. i am assuming that will take a quite a period of time. >> the assumption is that is the shooter sister. >> the question is did she die in the fire was she killed before the house was set on fire. >> a. 27 a m is the time. we will have more as we continue on this day after christmas--8:27. >> fall walking up the gray skies and what roadways. a tiny piece of sky in san
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francisco. we will be right
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welcome back. >> 101 is light as far as traffic goes. but it is dark as far as the weather goes. >> we had a lot of rain to deal with yesterday. we will see how we are doing later today as you get up here this day after christmas. >> good morning. >> the morning darya . we are looking at storm tracker 4. some of those scattered showers producing moderate to heavy rain. it is fast moving. flooding is not a huge concern. for the north bay to see as for san rafeal richmond and 580 we have moderate rain going through. the east bay
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heading toward berkeley, oakland, san leandro looking at what conditions as well. also crossing 580. burlingame, san mateo looking at light rain. let us go to the south bay we have areas of scattered showers as well. >> expecting scattered rain for the rest of the morning. those showers could produce, could include hail potentially. by this afternoon a decrease in chance for showers. >> also, the possibility of thunderstorms. >> tomorrow sunshine, dry and pleasant. after that tracking more showers for friday and into your weekend. >> we have milder conditions had this way just-in-time for your new year's. i will let you know when and how warm a bit later. >> first here is george with your traffic. good morning. >> good morning anny. >> we have been monitoring
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light traffic conditions. >> here is a look at san francisco. still light traffic for the state's freeways. that means interstate 880 the nimitz. 580, highway for all look good. >> on the peninsula 101, 280, at the south bay look good. so does 85 and marin ride is under 25 minutes from novato to the golden gate bridge. >> thank you george. as far as air travel boat you could see some delays or cancellations many as a ripple effect because of the weather that is going elsewhere in the nation. >> more than 300 flights have been canceled in and out of the u.s. this morning. but we're crossing our fingers here in the bay area so far no delays. >> to get you more news faster return to kron 4 solo reporter mike pelton who joins us live from s f o mike? the rain continued to
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fall once again here is the airport. you can see a lot of congestion. the traffic continues to move through. >> some are saying the by to family and friends as their holiday vacations come to a close. >> thousands of passengers inside the terminal passing through the airport many of them heading home after spending christmas with loved ones. so far is a smooth commute at the airport. i spoke with the airport duty manager a few minutes ago. good news if your flight today he tells me he does not expect any delays here at sfo today. of course, that could change depending on the weather. right now our arriving flights are on time. most departing flights almost on time except for those traveling to new work because of the weather and that-- newark. >> many travelers hope that stays the case that it will be no delays.
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>> thank you mike. >> also what we are following this morning if your not traveling your shopping. the holidays fell to not look very good. u.s. christmas sales are the weakest it has been since 2008. >> bennett was sorely be slashing their prices as they try to get rid of their holiday inventory in right clouds. >> kron fours will tran is at the great mall in milpitas and shows how things look at the moment. >> we thought the sales would pick up and the crowds would comment. usually the pethe play opens at 10:00 in the morning. to day to day 8:00 a.m.. >> what is your name sir? >> richard. >> what i did hear richard? >> up about 830. >> did you choose to get the deal is not so as of 4.
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>> i want to shop after christmas because there are good deals to date. >> where's your wife? >> she is in the store. >> the night before she looked for discounts. >> are you like please do not shop anymore? >> don't spend too much. >> are you surprised sales were down it has been low since 2008 giving the crowd we have seen in the past couple weeks? >> because people are here for the discount. when you show up this morning were surprised out in did what? >> no i was here christmas just before it opened its a lot busier. >>, thank you richard for taking the time. you and your daughter or walking around. >> hopefully your wife will take care of your bank account. good luck with that. >> not only are people here to shop the stores are hoping people come back to use gift cards.
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>> many people got those present. >> always using gift cards perhaps there will buy more items with cash or their own credit cards. >> i will let you know if and when the clouds return. >> reporting from milpitas will tran kron 4 news. >> officials have been scrambling to repair a levee in east palo alto that was breached during heavy rains over the weekend. >> crews placed sandbags for the san francisquito creek topped the levee. >> sunday's flooding forced people and seven months to evacuate. >> at least one home suffered damage that made it uninhabitable. >> the flooding on the creek was the worst in six decades. >> i did not think we're going to see anything like we saw in the past. we should be ok. >> the city is convinced that the work done to
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repair the creek will be sufficient to hold back any further flooding. >> the time is a 30 6:00 a.m.. we will be back in a couple of minutes. now that christmas has passed the next big thing is new year's. what are you doing new year's eve. you can join us with our new year's live a special on december 31st. >> sit-down, sit back and enjoy the party here on kron 4. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t.
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>> it looks like your people hit the mall this holiday season. u.s. of a retail sales this year are the weakest since up tthousand eight2008. >> a new report found holiday sales increased by just 0.7%. >> analysts have expected cells to grow 3 to 4%. >> of the shortfall can be blamed on a super storm sandy, which cost sales declines after striking the east coast in late october. >> but let us not forget the reason president obama is returning from hawaii early, this is a cliff. >> customers enervate the lawmakers will be unable to reach a deal. >> sam songless is seeking a ban on the import and sale of some ericson products in
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the u.s., escalating a dispute over patent fees. >> the company is seeking to ban ericsson products that allegedly violate seven patents. >> this complaints that the trade commission follows a dispute over the mobile technology that is that there is a broad before u.s. district court at the two sides failed to agree on licensing terms. >> in november, ericsson said the samsung is seeking to drastically reduced the fee it pays to license patents. >> facebook has poked its way into the top ranks of mobil apps yet again. >> the social me a couple small bell was on notice last week with the launch of its new poke aoo for iphone. the app mimics snap chat, a popular app with teens that allow users send images that self-destruct moments at the recipient views it.
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>> poke of really rose to #one on the phiphone. >> thanks to the aggressive mobil development and coupled competitiveness, facebook on three of the tin iphone apps of 2012. >> the other two are the flagship facebook app andinstagram which facebook acquired for $1 billion. >> will come back we'll have more on your weather and traffic. >>
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>> and whether nationwide as i told you there were storms. >> the white christmas many in indiana got to enjoy it will likely last well beyond the holiday. >> this was the scene in seymour this morning about 55 mi. north of louisiana, kentucky. >> you can see snow started to blanket the city. >> if at and is expected to keep going all day. >> the national weather service's people here is the updated snow and sleet fall during the day. >> rain and fog raided a dreary christmas day in some places. >> but it was all messy. >> check out the rainbow spotted near jackson, mississippi. >> it is the thick white
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clouds rushing by in this time lapse of video. >> forecasters expected to be a little drier here today and tomorrow. >> but they predict rain could pop up again friday. >> the san mateo bridge looks messy like the commute yesterday's. going back for a family of that it was a downpour and it was gray and nasty. >> i was driving from palo alto as well, when i crossed the bridge it was really coming down. >> all the rain here translates to a lot of snow in the higher elevations. interstate 80. all that snow. out cai hope the cars are going slowly. >> we are still under a winter storm warning affecting the lake tahoe area. some impressive snowfall over the last couple of days. >> storm tracker shows us we have some cell. we are
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following moderate rain. we will see a little bit of a downpour at times. >> these are fairly fast- moving storms. not really too concerned about major flooding. >> i will zoom in the areas where we are seeing some moderate to heavy rainfall. >> around the north bay and where you see the yellow that is the more heavier rain may be have an inch per hour. just south and east of novato the yellow cell . >> looking at light rain this morning. >> the east bay also berkeley, emeryville, at oakland are getting heavier cells going through. >> the alameda, san
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leandro, hayward, union city also getting rain. the green is a light rain if you head for south scattered showers for the south bay into parts of san jose. >> expecting showers to stick around this morning also gusty winds. the showers will decrease and some clearing and tonight the skies will clear out. >> we could see dense fog from morning. >> richmond bottle temperatures in the 40's. 34 napa and santa rosa. everyone else in the '40's. >> richmond, novato >> the blue is a snow in lake tahoe we have the winter storm warning in effect until 11:00 p.m.. >> 3 in. of new snow possible today. storm totals one to 2 ft.. dress in layers. >> future cash shows us the showers for this morning will be scattered not widespread nothing compared to yesterday's. all suit see
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gusty conditions. 2:00 this afternoon may be scattered showers overall a lot of us will start to dry out. the clouds will start to break up. >> mid '50s and oakland. 53 in san francisco downtown. 54 in redwood city. concord in the mid-50s. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows breezy today and still showers. thursday a lot of sunshine. 53 is the high. on sell for friday and saturday. drive for new year's eve. >> let's go to tahoe and take a look at your snow bomb scare report. >> all the fresh powder. we have it. sierra tahoe a flood of new snow. north star more than a foot of fresh powder. >> know more avalanche warnings are in effect but be careful and have fun. >> the time is 8:49 a.m. here is george to check of the commute. >> good morning what a great ride around the bay area so many people have the day
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off. we're not looking at any congestion or slow down your ride to the bridges looks great. >> drying out a bit of the bay bridge the west bound commute to san francisco and the upper deck. the westbound ride from hayward to foster city still a pretty wet one here as you can see. it is very light traffic no delays. >> the golden gate bridge ride very sparse now. hardly any traffic. that is why we have an under 23 minute drive time from novato san francisco. that is measured from highway 37 to the toll plaza of the golden gate bridge. >> let's get to walnut creek the ride on interstate 680. the traffic is light past south main street. no delays leading toward danville past stone valley road. no delays in to san ramon. >> thank you george. a southern california-based space company has successfully tested a reusable rocket it hopes it will make it cheaper to go
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into space. >> space x released a video showing the test of its grasshopper rocket. >> during the 29 seconds like a grasshopper blasted 131 ft. into the air. >> the 10 stories tall cylinder covered momentarily and then landed safely. >> earlier this year, a space x rockets in a capsule of cargo sipping for the international space station in a first of its kind delivery for nasa. >> but the rocket failed in a second mission to put a commercial satellite into the correct order. >> the six members of the international space station expedition 34 crew are spending the holidays in orbit. >> three members of the crew arrived in this past week. >> the crew was off duty for both christmas eve and christmas and spent the time decorating the christmas tree and stockings left behind from an earlier expedition. >> the crew also received a traditional meal complete with turkey and can the ems
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and also able to video chat with their families. >> china has opened the world's largest high-speed rail line. >> it runs nearly 1,500 mi. from the country's capital to the north to guangzhou, and southern china. >> the line officially opened early this morning. >> trains on the high speed line will initially run 186 mi. per hour with a total travel time of about eight hours. >> before, the fastest tie between the two cities by train was more than 20 hours. >> the chinese government plans to build a grided railwayh four east was lines and for north south lines by 2020. >> stay tuned for the kron 4 morning news until 10:00 we will be followed by dr. feephil uú6
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>> despite a summer slump at the box office, 2012 is expected to mark the industry's highest year on record. >> if the forecast holes through the end of the year, the industry will see nearly $11 billion in ticket sales. >> films including the avengers, the hunger games, and the twilight saw the; breaking don part to help keep revenue afloat. >> clinton tarantinsl django unchained and the musical a
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malabo which opened yesterday are expected of 2012 ended on a high note. >> jessica sense and has announced that she is expecting another baby. >> on tuesday, since we did a photo of her baby daughter playing in the sand with the words quotation marks because this quotation marks spelled out. >> 32 year-old weight watchers spokeswoman has been rumored to be expected again. >> the twinkie appear to confirm the rumors. >> sense and you tweaked back on halloween of last year to announce the privacy of our first child. >> new web all the latest as we are live as at all. we are taking a look at the local roadways as well. starbucks is making a political statement with its cups, more on how they're trying to bridge the fiscal cliff. plus wet weather lane area across the bay area this morning. will check your wednesday forecast the kron 4 morning news continues in two minutes
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>> good morning. the top stories we're following this wednesday, december 26th. it is a day after christmas which makes it is a big travel day across the country. other people are just try to get away and take a trip. because of the weather is not good run the country it may stop or slow down travelers. >> it has been went off and on a you can see that we're trying to get a little bit of sunshine. san francisco had a slice of sunshine. >> we are still seeing some areas of missing is as far as the weather is concerned. storm tracker 4 is showing some light rain. there are pretty good downpours. the green of the screen shows
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that it is more moderate rain. the east bay is been rained on as well. if you can see farther south just south of union city the this is a pretty good sell about half an inch an hour. >> you just have other areas lia fell did see some pretty good showers that pass through. a lot of the showers are moving south east and morgan hill is impacting 101 periods will attract more ready lecher know how long it will stick around. we will talk about the snow that is falling in the sierra area. >> it is lot easier to talk about the traffic than the weather. there is no traffic. it has been a light
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and easy ride around the bay area. your quick commute to check shows that east bay freeway and the south bay freeway are all very light. there are no congestion or delays of traffic. >> we are watching severe weather and other parts of the country. mordantly hundred flights have been canceled and out of the u.s. this morning. you can sit in the video from indiana. there is a lot of snow and tornadoes and sleet. here we will talk with our sole reporter mike pelton. >> a lot of people are here today and i wonder just how many people were able to get
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their presents home with all seen as a lot o. there are a lof travelers as thousands of people try to get out of the bay area from spending time with their family and friends. there holiday is officially coming to a close. here is video from inside the terminal. and out of the passengers are heading home after they have spent time here. some of them stated that they did have a few nice days. >> i was excited. i have not seen them since august. it was very refreshing and i enjoyed it. >> it was too short. she was only here for two weeks. i wish it was longer. >> this is most commute in and out of s f o at least for now. that airport
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manager stated that the ar slides are arriving on time and departed. the only problem is if you are heading to newark. >> this is new video just into kron 4. parts of ohio were hit by this big storm. the national weather service has issued a blizzard warnings for the state, as well as for five other states. parts of ohio are expected to get up to 15 in. of snow. if the state is already feeling the effects. about 3600 homes and businesses have lost power in the cincinnati area. they have wind gusts of 40 m.p.h. were measured at the airport there. meanwhile, more than two dozen are arriving and departing flights were canceled at the airport in dayton \.
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>> a sobering reminder this morning not to drink and drive. a family is celebrating christmas without their mother after a suspected drunken driver ran her over on twin peaks last week. if kron 4 is just the's justine waldman talk with her son about their loss. the message to they have for anyone drinking and driving is. >> it was just too fast. he is the only child. he lost his mother who was only 56 years old. she came here
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from china to help purse son and wife take care of their 18 month baby. they went to twin peaks to show her the beautiful view and instead-- >> the car went out of control and hit her. he spent christmas cleaning out her room and planning how to return her body for a proper burial. he stated that he does know what any other family to suffer through this. >> then about the consequences. my family. i had a perfect family and mother. and now everything is gone. >> still ahead on kron 4 news we will have a look at
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how starbucks is making a political statement with their coffee cup. will let you know what they're trying to do. if your head into tahoe we will have a look at the conditions. happy birthday to muni. will let should know what they are doing to give you a gift on their 100th day of service. >> will be right back. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. call at&t now to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's the fastest internet for the price.
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>> new this morning. stores
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are hoping that they can make a for a holiday shopping season that was weak. as u.s. christmas sales are the weakest it's been since 2008. many places will really be a slashing their prices as they try to get rid of their holiday inventory and bring back the crowds. if kron 4 urs will tran is at the great mall in milpitas and he will show us how things look at the moment. >> there are plenty of parking spots. this is the third busiest day after christmas. this is not off to a good start. the stores are hoping to make money today to make up for their wheat sales during the holiday season. >> are you surprised? >> yes. i even what my son of early so that we can
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really get to the mall. i am so surprised at the parking lot is empty. >> did you spend a lot? >> yes. i always been too much. >> what you hope for today? >> to spend some of the gift cards that are received for christmas and to receive a few deals. >> in milpitas, will tran kron 4 news. >> we are getting another sign that the housing market is picking up. home prices were up more than 4% in october, compared to a year earlier. that is the biggest percentage gain in more than two years. and it marks the sixth straight month that the index has been up on a year over year basis.latest rise housing market has shown
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numerous other signs of recovery in recent months. but, it is important to note, according to the index, prices are still down 29% from the peak reached in june of 2006. >> starbucks is launching a political campaign this week it hopes will get the ball rolling on a bird in the fiscal cliff. in a letter to starbucks employees made public this morning, chief executive howard schuyltz x employees at d.c. area stores to write "come together" on the cups when serving customers tomorrow and friday. starbucks plans to buy as in washington post and the new york times later in the week. >> will be right back.
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>> welcome back it is 9:15 a.m.. we have been down in the last hour. the dow is off by 45 points. >> the other numbers that we are following is the weather. we do keep track in the weather. this morning you do need chains to get over to the sierra. a lot of people are heading out and you can see that the wind is blowing snow. they already
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have a good amount of snow. when she did up there will be great spirit they also have the avalanche warnings that are expiring it has been very dangerous and they want to warn you off that you should always travel with a partner and with chains. you should let someone know where you are at all times. >> you can really enjoy the weather. >> when you look at the shots look at this know that is falling. it is covering the roles of people are driving very slowly. if it is great power for you to
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enjoy but you have to do it safely. there is more snow expected to 11:00 p.m. tonight. this will bring the storm total to 1 to 2 ft.. this is the best tensity inches the we have seen a years spirit it will be windy and the gas will be up to 45 mi. per hour. in the bay area we are tracking storm showers. >> we are looking at areas that have moderate to heavy rain from the storms. out towards the east bay we are seeing some areas of moderate to heavy rain shower. up to the north bay you concede right around the san rafael area. these are generally moving southeast head into the east bay. berkeley has a light rain as well as with oakland.
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milpitas and sunnyvale are saying a big amount of rainfall and right now. it will not grant a long time. it will quickly pass through. you will want to bring your home run out if you are born to be doing some post christmas shopping. >> here is a look at what you can expect for the rest of today there will be scattered showers and you are ultimately can see some gusty winds. we can even see some clearing in areas for napa up. tonight the showers with in will dry out. this means that we can see some areas of dense fog for tomorrow morning. temperatures right now are in the 40's for santa rosa and novato. here is a look at your satellite and radar.
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the storm that came through yesterday's is all the snow that fell in the mountains. the green is indicating the rain. it was pretty heavy at times. places like downtown san francisco picked up an injured brain barrier future cast 4 shows tha we will start o dry out and make way for loss of sunshine for tomorrow. >> today's high is 53 and downtown in mid 54 the east bay. sunnyvale will be at 54, half moon bay will be in the mid-50s. temperatures will get into the fifties as well for thursday with lots of sunshine. friday and saturday will have a leftover showers. sunday and monday new year's eve on monday will be sunny and
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mild. it will be dry for all of the new year's eve party spirit >> this is our snow bomb ski report. there is no snow for sierra. it will be eight to 12 in.. it is almost 2 ft. for the highest elevations. >> it is 9:20 a.m.. it's >> as we continue to monitor the light ride around the bay area. if there are no delays if you're heading to the bridges. here at the bay bridge there is no backup for delays. the meter allies have not been activated we do have a rough whether but things are coming down. the traffic has been easy all morning long. for the golden gate bridge there is no backup were delays. it is an easy ride through marin town for 1 01 southbound. the drive time has not reached above 25 minutes.
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>> we do have flooding in the east bay off the mimic freeway. southbound 880 and davis. there was a closure and caltran crew will be there to finish it up. it will be closed for the next couple hours. 29 >> this morning an avalanche warning has expired on the lake tahoe area. sierra nevada skiers enjoy fresh like a small christmas. caltran also issued a warning to drivers, make sure that they have their chains. >> the skies over mobile, alabama turned a treacherous. residents ran for cover. >> you concede that it was doing its thing and anything minded. i pray to
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god as loud as i cut and i was just praying for my safety. i knew that the place was shaking and i was praying that the trucks stayed put and that god would protect me and my kids. >> tornado warnings moved through the sieve. >> it is right there. >> for many cr\ grabbed camera so that the take pictures. >> alabama officials stated that power was knocked out and the damage was widespread. there were more than 30 reports of tornadoes from texas and alabama. the day got off to a bad time in colorado. officials say that at least 10 people were taken to hospitals after a crash. texas had a double dose as well. a 25 year-old man was killed after retrieve his pickup. dallas
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>> and muni is providing free services friday to celebrate its 100th year in service. he enclosed free service on buses, light rail lines, cable cars and streetcars. the complementary service begins at 5:00 friday morning and it runs until 5:00 a.m. saturday. friday will not be the last time this year muni will offer a free service to its passengers. it does this every year, muni will offer complementary trips on new year's eve, with rides been on the house from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m..
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line on welcome back it is 9:29 a.m.. which will take a look at the weather. things are a little bit better right now than there were earlier. >> we are looking at some scattered showers this morning. i also want to show you interstate 80 at kings built. it is snowing and tahoe. you are in luck because there is more smoke coming carry it on storm
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tracker 4 we are seeing some scattered snow showers this morning in the north bay. we do have light rain indicated by the green on the screen.easte some areas of light rain. san jose and milpitas is seen more of the heaviest rain. the most of the bay area was see scattered showers. that will be decreasing but it will be raining later. tomorrow will have more sunshine and will be fairly pleasant. >> we will break down the forecast a lecture know when it will get milder. i will also take a look at the new year's eve forecast. >> as we take a look at the ride through san jose on 1 01. there is a little bit of rain fall and but it's still very light traffic. it is light enough to there are no delays pass the guadalupe periods the rest of the south bay freeway looks
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great. your ride across the golden gate bridge is easy with no delays through marin county. the east bay writer is still light for highway 80. >> there have been hundreds of flights cancelled around the nation because of the weather. we are watching any ripple effect that might be on any of your flight's out of s f o. mike pelton is alive at the airport. >> it is a very busy morning and traffic continues to move through sfo. a lot of travelers are coming to get one last hug to people. the holiday comes to a head and here is video from inside of the terminal. a lot of travelers are passing through after they spent
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christmas here in the bay area. everyone that i spoke with stated that they had a nice time. >> it was too short. >> i had a chance to see a lot of my family in france. >> the holiday has been really good. >> i was here visiting my brother and our family was out of minnesota. >> for those of you who are leaving and for the most part of the airport manager told me that the are arriving flights are on time. if they stated that the only delays are for those that are headed to newark. they are at an hour delay. this is the pitcher perfect way to end a vacation is for you to our arrived home safely. >> officials have been
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scrambling to repair a levee in east palo alto that was breached during heavy rains over the weekend. crews placed sandbags where the san francisco creek topple the levy. sunday is the flooding forced people in seven homes to evacuate. kron4 alicia reid is in east palo alto with the latest period >> this has collapsed and the home behind it is clearly cleared out. >> a weekend of flooding caused-- >> the next couple of days our staff will be working with the owners in order to begin some of the repairs that are necessary. >> six other families were evacuated and there now and home. the memory of the flood is still very vivid. >> it was really fast. i was
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like whow! >> i had to clean up the mud because it was too muddy. the communique the director was one-sided crews laid down san begs to prevent further flooding. >> we found that the flows from the other night was the third highest since the early '50s spread it looks like we will not see anything like that. >> this to just then. a police chase comes to win again this morning when the suspect ran to police cars and a parked vehicle before tried to run away on foot. this is in houston, texas. the >> look at all of the police
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cars. >> bay area >> . a street race between two vehicles and vallejo leads to hit and run incident on broadway street. this sent a 54 year-old man to the hospital in critical condition monday night. police said that neither vehicle stopped after hitting the pedestrian. investigators are checking surveillance cameras in the area for clues in the hit and run case. anyone with information can call the vallejo police department. >> a man shot in west oakland on christmas day has pushed the homicide rate to the highest in four years. 32 year-old ronald lust was shot multiple times this
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afternoon at 2410 chestnut street in west oakland. his death is the 127th homicide of the year. the last time the number was this high was in 2007. no one has been arrested in connection with the shooting. >> will be right back.
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>> welcome back. here is a live look in tahoe. you do need to have your chance to get over the passes. if you are headed that way they do have more snow that is falling. it is a very rough ride. >> the rumors but a second generation ipad mini with a retina display is set to launch ahead of apple's typical and was scheduled next year has been swirling. now it appears that apple's
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full-size ipad may be sticking to its new semi and release schedule. new report suggests that apple plans to launch a new tenor, lauder 9.7 in. ipad as soon as march of 2013. the fourth ipad model was just released last month along side the ipad mini, but march was also suggesting its recent ipad mini warmer. >> it looks like fewer people hit the mall this holiday season. u.s. holiday retail sales this year are the weakest since 2008. much of the shortfall can be blamed on super storm sandy, which caused sales to decline after striking the east coast in late october. but let's not forget the reason president of, is returning tobama is returning fa
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wire early this fiscal cliff. consumers are nervous that lawmakers would not be able to reach a deal. >> facebook has poked its way into the top ranks of mobile apps yet again. the social media company put smaller developers on notice last week with the launch of its new pope app for iphone. the app mimics snapchats, a popular app with teens that allow users to send images that will self-destruct moments after the recipient or use it. poke a really rose to #one on iphone. thanks to the aggressive mobil development and cutthroats competitiveness, facebook owned 3 of the top 10 i phone taps of 2012 periods >> the bay area's favorite
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way to bring the new year is always with kron4. the biggest part is and spectacular fireworks will all be on kron 4 urs new year's live show. this is hosted by catherine he nan and gary radnich. kron4 is on new year's live stars at 1130 on new year's eve. >> we will be right back.
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>> is 944 8:00 a.m.. christmas celebrations were cut short for president obama. he plans to leave hawaii tonight to return to washington d.c. on thursday. the president is returning to the white house to work on its fiscal cliff deal before the year inns. without an agreement, automatic tax increase is for everyone and deep spending cuts will be triggered in the new year. the >> the death toll has risen to six from winter storms in the nation's midsection. if this is video automobile,
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alabama. an enormous storm system that brought snow and sleet to the nation's midsection and tournedos to the deep south is now moving its way toward the northeast. >> we are still tracking pretty good storm sales as you can see here is a live look as storm tracker 4. san for cisco is starting to dry out. we are still seeing pretty good rain coming out towards ever bring and 101. \ evergreen and 101. hayward and union city are also looking at moderate rain showers that are coming through. richmond and certain parts oakland are also looking at light rain. all the rain will stick a
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round and we will have scattered showers for the rest of the day. showers will decrease by the afternoon and you should grab your unreligious in case you are doing shopping. the showers will and by tonight and the skies should clear up. temperatures right now are 49 degrees in oakland. it is 49 for vallejo. satellite and radar shows that the storm that went through yesterday is just on the back end. it has dropped a lot of snow and the lake tahoe area. it is a fresh pattern. there is still a winter storm in advisory for the top hole area until 11:00 p.m. tonight. >> it will be windy and the guts will be up to 45 mi. per hour. our future cast 4 shows that a chance of showers will stick around for the morning hours and
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early this afternoon. the rain is indicating light rain. i expected to be mostly light. we still may see a few thunderstorms. >> the high for today will be generally in the low to mid '50's. san rafael will be at 49 degrees. here is your kron the bay forecast. it is a breezy and a little bit unsettled. thursday will be a lot of sunshine with a high of 53 degrees. for new year's see them on monday it will be sunny and milder through your new year's eve day. >> the time now is 9:48 a.m.. >> will take a live look at the bay area bridge. there are no delays. the meter and lights have been off all morning long. your ride to 92 in the san mateo bridge to foster city is still just an 11 minute drive time.
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sadly, things are still pretty wet their. >> 1 01 southbound is dry not just a bit. at present the traffic is still pretty small. it should be adding a third lane and it will be earlier than usual. this will likely happen within the next 20 minutes. >> the off ramp from 880 to davison was closed due to flooding. >> 9:49 a.m.. >> china has opened the world's longest high-speed rail lane. it runs nearly 1,500 mi. from the country's capital in the north to a guangzhou, in southern china. the line officially opens early this morning. trains on this high-speed line will initially run at 186 mi. per hour with a total travel time of about
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eight hours. before, the fastest time between the two cities by train was more than 20 hours. the chinese government plans to build a grid of high-speed railways with for east-west lines and for north-south lines by 2020. >> for get online dating. a senior citizen in oregon is taking a low-tech an unconventional approach to finding a wife. here isty steele story. >> i used the term wife because that is what most people will associated to. he stated that he is no stranger to ladies. >> in the first 39 years of
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my wife i have been married three times and divorced three times. he is 82 years: he states that he has changed. >> he stated that he is not looking for what his 20 year-old seoul would have won it. sometimes he forgets that he is wearing a sign. >> mccullogh has had quite a life so far. he has written several books, and has a master's degree in zoology. he's been about a decade teaching biology in private colleges and another decade leading support groups for couples considering divorce. the >> >> it is 9:52 a.m.. we will
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be back in a few minutes. we are talking about the weather in the bay area and how the rain has turned to sun. it is not backing off in rough weather and other areas. here is a live look from indiana and you can see that it is breezy and they have a little bit of snow. it has been tough going for travelers who are trying to get home. >> we will be right back.
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>> despite a summer slump at the box office, 2012 is expected to mark the industry's highest year on record. it forecast as hold through the end of the year, the industry was see nearly 11 billion in ticket sales. things including the avengers, a hundred games, and the twilight saw the breaking apart to help keep the revenue of float. quentin tarantino'sdjango unchained and the musical and les miserables bolt which opened yesterday are expected to help 2012 end on a high note. >> a southern california- based based company has
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successfully tested a reusable rocket it hopes will make it cheaper to go into space. the 10 stories tall cylinder hoovered momentarily and then landed safely. earlier this year, a spacex rocket sent a capsule full cargo zipping toward the international space station and a first of its kind of delivery for nasa. but the rocket failed in a second mission to put a commercial satellite into the correct orbit. >> thank you for joining us we will be back here starting at 4:00 a.m..
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